Articles tagged with 'Essential nutrients' | Lifeplus Ltd Europe

Lifeplus Wellness (Essential nutrients)

2024
April
17,
2024
| 12:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Healthy living as a vegetarianMore and more people are opting for a vegetarian diet. Vegetarians don’t eat meat and fish — and in some cases, they avoid other animal products as well. Many vegetarians want to make their diet healthy and
Read more
April
11,
2024
| 15:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
We’ve all got our own ideas of what a superfood is – many would argue that chocolate, for example, is a ‘super’ food, thanks to its delicious, morish flavor.
Read more
April
03,
2024
| 17:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Strengthen your body naturallyIs raw food healthy or just a trend? Many people are skeptical about meals that are prepared with a blender, juicer or spiralizer, and prefer to pull out a frying pan or switch on the oven instead. That being the case,
Read more
March
26,
2024
| 12:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
It’s so easy to run out of energy. We lead busy lives full of responsibility and we have to find time to work, relax, sleep and, of course, enjoy ourselves though the things we love, like socializing and keeping fit. 
Read more
March
21,
2024
| 16:42 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The macros: carbohydrate, protein and fatMacronutrients, or macros for short, include carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Almost everything we eat contains a certain amount of macronutrients.
Read more
January
17,
2024
| 13:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Sooner or later, if you are exploring the world of nutritional supplements you will come across the term ‘bioavailability’. It sounds slightly off putting, but is actually an extremely important factor in whether supplements are effective or
Read more
January
12,
2024
| 18:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
From better nutrition to improved mental and physical health, the benefits of growing your own food are plentiful. Whether you are growing a small pot of kitchen herbs or an allotment full of fresh fruits and vegetables, you’re doing good for both
Read more
January
10,
2024
| 21:48 PM Europe/Amsterdam
There are many types of nutritional supplements available to us and they all provide different benefits to our health and wellbeing. But it’s not always a simple case of popping a supplement and letting it do its job – how and when we take that
Read more
January
10,
2024
| 17:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The combined onslaught of processed, nutrient-poor food and lifestyles that can simultaneously be hyperactive and sedentary, relentless and disorientating, means that it is no surprise that our bodies sometimes feel the strain.
Read more
January
10,
2024
| 16:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Most of us know what protein is. Along with carbohydrates and fats, it makes up the three most important macronutrients of our diet.  Research has shown why it’s so beneficial as part of a balanced and healthy diet, as it plays a key role in
Read more
January
09,
2024
| 17:54 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Can leading a healthy lifestyle affect our cells at a genetic level?
Read more
January
09,
2024
| 10:50 AM Europe/Amsterdam
The health benefits of eggsAre eggs good for you? This question has long been a subject of debate, the reason being that many people associate eggs with harmful cholesterol and its negative effects on the body.
Read more
January
08,
2024
| 17:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
There are so many ways food can contribute to improved mood, which is one of the reasons why our relationship with food is a complicated one. We do not eat simply to fuel our bodies
Read more
January
08,
2024
| 16:48 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Why amino acids are vital for our health
Read more
January
08,
2024
| 15:07 PM Europe/Amsterdam
How to achieve your sporting goals. Reducing fat or building muscles – the targeting of sports nutrition is versatile and can have different effects on the body.
Read more
January
08,
2024
| 13:17 PM Europe/Amsterdam
How Chromium works – everything you need to know about this powerful nutrient
Read more
January
05,
2024
| 15:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
What are omega 3 fatty acids?Omega 3 fatty acids are single or polyunsaturated fatty acids. You may be more familiar with them as “good fats”.
Read more
January
02,
2024
| 15:35 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Travel at the holidays is often exciting – the anticipation of getting away, the enjoyment of seeing loved ones, and the indulgence of our favorite meals all beckon to us. However, our immune systems can take a beating during this time.
Read more
January
02,
2024
| 15:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Winter is a time of hibernation in nature. For humans, this can make shopping for fresh produce feel stark and desolate. If you find yourself missing the sweet strawberries and ripe tomatoes of summer, don’t fret. 
Read more
January
02,
2024
| 15:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
If you think fresh and nutrient-dense foods are only available in warmer months, think again. Winter is a wonderful time of year to take advantage of the abundance of delicious and nutritious foods. 
Read more
2023
December
28,
2023
| 16:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In the modern world, we have the luxury of living in similar ways season to season, regardless of the time of year. 
Read more
2020
December
16,
2020
| 09:24 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Regular, prolonged exercise is one of the best ways that we can strengthen our bodies and boost our overall health – and the best part is that the benefits don’t stop working when we do!
Read more
December
10,
2020
| 11:29 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Top tips on preventing injury and enjoying the health benefits of physical exercise. Sustaining an injury is one of the quickest ways to derail your fitness efforts. Whether you’re an avid exerciser or are just about to embark on a new fitness
Read more
December
09,
2020
| 13:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
How the wellbeing of people with rheumatism can be supported by the right diet. According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, arthritis affects nearly half of all adults over 65,1 and the pain and discomfort of arthritis can be enough
Read more
December
04,
2020
| 13:48 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A healthy diet and a strong immune system can help to avoid meningitis. Meningitis is a serious infection whereby the lining around your brain and spinal cord becomes inflamed. There are two types of meningitis – viral and bacterial. Bacterial
Read more
October
10,
2020
| 15:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Aside from contributing to our DNA, what else does Zinc do for us? It’s surprising just how much!This ubiquitous mineral helps not only to maintain our immune system but also our bones, our skin, nails and our hair. It’s also vital for our cognitive
Read more
September
30,
2020
| 15:29 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When is the best time to take them?Taking your supplements at the “wrong” time doesn’t mean they won’t work, but for optimum effect there are certain key times when you should take different vitamins and minerals. The ‘correct’ timing can help in
Read more
September
29,
2020
| 13:45 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Many of us already know that organic whole foods are highly nutritious with little to none of the additives and preservatives that can be found in some of the processed foods lining our supermarket shelves. Yet many also believe that sourcing good
Read more
September
24,
2020
| 15:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Small, shiny, tasty – and good for you too. No wonder cherries are a firm favorite for so many.In fact, cherries are beloved in countries around the world, with National Cherry Day in the UK, and whole festivals dedicated to them in the USA.1 We
Read more